Rock Cave, West Virginia
|Population (2000 967)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||26215, 26234|
Rock Cave is an unincorporated community in Upshur County, West Virginia, United States. The town is located southwest of Buckhannon at the junction of West Virginia Route 4 with County Routes 11/2 and 20/28.
Throughout the community's history, Rock Cave has been known as Bob Town, Centerville, and Centreville.
The community's name is a corruption of Rock Lava, which referred to rocks purportedly of volcanic origin unearthed near the town site.
Rock Cave's public schools are operated by Upshur County Schools.
- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 537.
Population 2011 1126
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